HNZ Group Inc. announces election of directors and appointment of auditors

MONTREAL, May 12, 2016 /CNW Telbec/ - HNZ Group Inc. (TSX: HNZ.A, HNZ.B) (the "Corporation"), an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services, announces the results of the matters voted upon at the annual general meeting (the "Meeting") of shareholders of the Corporation (the "Shareholders") held today.

Election of Directors 

At the Meeting, the Shareholders elected the six nominees listed in the management information circular dated April 7, 2016 (the "Circular") to be the directors of the Corporation (the "Directors"). Each nominee was an incumbent Director. Each Director will hold office until the next annual general meeting of Shareholders or until the election of his successor, unless the Director resigns or the Director's office becomes vacant. The Directors will also serve as directors of Canadian Helicopters Limited, a corporation incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act and the principal operating subsidiary of the Corporation. The report on proxies provided by the scrutineers at the Meeting was as follows:

Name

Votes cast FOR

% of Votes cast FOR

Votes Withheld

% of Votes Withheld

Don Wall

10,530,681

99.87%

13,549

0.13%

Randall J. Findlay

10,530,590

99.87%

13,640

0.13%

Mathieu Gauvin

10,530,790

99.87%

13,440

0.13%

Carmen Richard Loberg

10,513,031

99.70%

31,199

0.30%

Larry Murphy

10,531,331

99.88%

12,899

0.12%

Larry M. Pollock

10,530,940

99.87%

13,290

0.13%

 

Additional information concerning the Directors is available in the Circular, which was mailed to Shareholders in connection with the Meeting and is available on SEDAR (www.sedar.com).

Appointment of Auditors

Ernst & Young LLP, Chartered Accountants, were re-appointed auditors of the Corporation to hold office until the next annual general meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are appointed and the Directors were authorized to fix their remuneration. The report on proxies provided by the scrutineers at the Meeting was as follows:

Votes cast FOR

% of Votes cast FOR

Votes Withheld

% of Votes Withheld

10,543,462

99.97%

2,799

0.03%

 

ABOUT HNZ GROUP INC.
HNZ Group is an international provider of helicopter transportation and related support services with operations in Canada, New Zealand, Australia, Norway, Southeast Asia and Antarctica. The Corporation operates in excess of 115 helicopters to support offshore and onshore charter activities. Offshore operations worldwide are provided through HNZ Global and partner Norsk Helikopterservice while onshore charter operations are managed by Canadian Helicopters in Canada, Asia-Pacific and Antarctica and by Acasta in Northern Canada. Clients consist of multinational companies and government agencies including offshore and onshore oil and gas, mineral exploration, military support, hydro and utilities, forest management, construction, air ambulance and search and rescue. In addition to charter services, it provides ancillary services which include third-party repair and maintenance services and flight training, including the internationally recognized HNZ Topflight advanced training centre in Penticton, British Columbia. HNZ Group is a publically traded company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: HNZ.A, HNZ.B) and is headquartered near Montreal, Canada employing approximately 600 personnel from 35 locations around the world.

 

SOURCE HNZ Group Inc.

For further information: HNZ Group Inc., Matt Wright, CFA, MBA, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Tel.: 780-429-6903

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